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at barnes & noble. >>> good thursday morning, i'm megan pringle. >> and i'm charlie crowson. the mother accused of killing her 2-year-old son is out of the hospital and now in police custody. nicole fitzgerald faces a number of charges including first and second degree murder as well as child abuse. last sunday police found her son with a stab wound to the neck. fitzgerald was taken to the hospital and treated for cuts to her own neck. her hearing is scheduled for next month. >>> a man the dead this morning after a fire broke out in his ohm. it was out on sweet air road in jacksonville actually the baldwin area earlier this morning. no fire hydrants near the and the water was shuttled in. the fire is still being investigated and we'll keep you posted. >>> things there are changing outside lynette. >> it is cold out there this morning charlie but look at all the sunshine we're receiving the morning. and in annapolis a beautiful sunrise. you can see over the severn river and we are going to continue with some cold temperatures. 33 degrees right now. those winds out of the north at about 1
. for marine corporal megan levy not even distance could break the powerful bond between this handler and her dog rex. >> i knew that i wanted to adopt rex. he was a great working dog. >> their bond was forged at camp pendleton in california around on the battlefields of iraq. >> i got to do a lot of things that i know not many other female marines got to do. >> in december of 2006 while on patrol during their second deployment the lives of these two marines changed forever. >> we were clearing the road and some insurgents were watching us from a roof top a little ways away and when we got to a certain point they detonated an ied that was buried in the road. i was knock unconscious and thrown a couple of feet. when i woke up i was like please, be on the end of the leash and don't be hurt. rex hurt his right shoulder so he had a hard time walking. we both have like post traumatic stress from iraq. he was really a changed dog after that. >> megan suffer ised a traumatic brain injury from the attack. after recovering she retired from the marines and moved back home to new york. >> i tried to ado
to in a deployment. >> they say that a dog is a man's and a woman's best friend. for marine corporal megan levy not even distance could break the powerful bond between this handler and her dog rex. >> i knew that i wanted to adopt rex. he was a great working dog. >> their bond was forged at camp pendleton in california around on the battlefields of iraq. >> i got to do a lot of things that i know not many other female marines got to do. >> in december of 2006 while on patrol during their second deployment the lives of these two marines changed forever. >> we were clearing the road and some insurgents were watching us from a roof top a little ways away and when we got to a certain point they detonated an ied that was buried in the road. i was knock unconscious and thrown a couple of feet. when i woke up i was like please, be on the end of the leash and don't be hurt. rex hurt his right shoulder so he had a hard time walking. we both have like post traumatic stress from iraq. he was really a changed dog after that. >> megan suffer ised a traumatic brain injury from the attack. after recovering sh
on the national christmas tree. >> crowds are starting to gather at the ellipse right now. megan mcgrath checked out the events leading up to tonight's big ceremony. >> reporter: one final rehearsal before the big show. among the star-studded lineup, "american idol" winner phillip phillips. also performing, the fray. singer isaac fray said he was stunned when president barack obama first approached him about coming to washington. >> i was here for an event, and the president said, let me get you up here to play a song. i said, okay. >> reporter: this is the 90th annual lighting of the national christmas tree. the tradition started by president calvin coolidge continues tonight as president barack obama and his family flip the switch. while the spirit of the evening is the same, the audience may notice some changes. first of all, the stage has been moved. >> the back drop, i mean, it is accentuated by the tree. and the white house. the executive office building. you know, really showcases many of the great monuments and features we have down here in president's park. >> reporter: and the tree its
christmas tree. this year's event included several star-studded acts. megan now with a preview of the big event. >> reporter: this is the 90th annual lighting of the christmas tree. this started in 1923 with calvin coolidge and that tradition continuing today, with lots of things that are new this year. you see the stage brand-new. the orientation of the stage is new as well. it's got kind of an interesting perspective. you see the tree to the left of the stage, and then you also see the white house. they switched things up a little bit. we also have a new tree this year. i'm joined by scott tucker with the national park service. talk about the tree itself. because that's the highlight of this event. what happened? we have a new tree. >> we do have a new tree. back in president's day weekend of 2011, the wind storm came through d.c. and snapped the tree that was planted in 1978. we transplanted a new tree because the national christmas tree is a live, living tree. we transplanted in one in march of 2011. that one didn't make it. and so this year, roughly a month ago, october of this year,
. >> this is chelsea! there's no question, this is the best part of christmas. >> that was megan fitzgerald reporting. i don't think chelsea will get free time at home. >> they come together every year to do this and welcome all the troops home. it would be so awesome if we could do that at airports across the country, and during this time we especially keep their servicemen in our hearts and minds for everything that they do. >> maybe that will inspire others to do it. >>> it's the end of an era, after 21 years and more than 7,000 shows together, and the original wiggles are saying good-bye. they took the stage for their final concert together. this was last night in australia. anthony is staying in the band, but three new recruits will join him. the original wiggles say they had the most amazing time together and everybody is going to miss the original group. >>> the time is 9:26. we have a lot of early risers up and getting on the road this morning. >> that's right, so next we will check out travel conditions in our area for those coming and going out of our region right now. >>> and an unfortunat
. this is the best part of christmas. >> what a great christmas present. that was megan fitzgerald reporting. >> it would be so great if they could do that for every troop coming home across the nation, and they say they definitely plan to continue this. >>> the shootings in connecticut sparked a nationwide movement to help others. >> here's a gift card to dunkin' doughnuts. i thought who couldn't use a cup of coffee more than a truck driver. >> ann curry suggested 20 acts of kindness, and something as small as paying for a customer behind you at the coffee shop. head over to our facebook page or tweet us. >> it's inspiring to see the people taking it seriously. >> some man said he started holding the door for more people which is something you don't think about every day, and it does make a difference. >> very heartwarming. >>> the "today" show is next on nbc 4 at 8:00. >>> coming up on sunday morning on "today," it's the mad dash for last-minute gifts. two shopping days left until christmas, and malls and stores across the country, i think we can say with a fair amount of certainly will be
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